Ski Boot Fire - Jindabyne

Published: 14 Aug 2020 06:49pm

Last night Fire and Rescue NSW firefighters from Jindabyne fire station responded to a house fire in the Jindabyne township. 

A passerby raised the alarm after hearing the smoke alarm activate, and called 000. The property had no occupants at the time.

Firefighter entered the property with breathing apparatus to find a ski boot alight that had been drying too close to a heater after a wet day.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

JINDABYNE Fire Station

10 Thredbo Terrace, Jindabyne NSW 2627


Kosciusko Road, Perisher Valley NSW 2624

THREDBO Fire Station

1 Friday Drive, Thredbo Village NSW 2625